elastik

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EtymologyEdit

From English elastic, from French élastique, from New Latin elasticus (elastic), from Ancient Greek ἐλαστός (elastós), alternative form of ἐλατός (elatós, ductile) (cf. ἐλατήρ (elatḗr, a driver, hurler)), from ἐλαύνω (elaúnō, to drive, set in motion, push, strike, beat out).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛlas.t̪ɪk]
  • Hyphenation: èlas‧tik

NounEdit

elastik (first-person possessive elastikku, second-person possessive elastikmu, third-person possessive elastiknya)

  1. elastic:
    1. an elastic material used in clothing, particularly in waistbands and cuffs.
    2. an elastic band.

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore usage can be seen in Malay elastik.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English elastic.

AdjectiveEdit

elastik

  1. elastic, stretchy

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Indonesian usage can be seen in Indonesian elastik.


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French élastique.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

elastik (comparative daha elastik, superlative en elastik)

  1. elastic